Skip to main content

About your Search

20130329
20130406
STATION
CNNW 9
CSPAN 7
FBC 4
MSNBCW 3
CSPAN2 2
KPIX (CBS) 2
KRON (MyNetworkTV) 2
KTVU (FOX) 2
KGO (ABC) 1
KNTV (NBC) 1
LANGUAGE
English 49
Search Results 0 to 48 of about 49 (some duplicates have been removed)
obama takes stage in colorado pushing gun control in front of denver police props. some of those denver police men are not too happen about being used as a backdrop for the president. we'll take it up with chris stirewalt and joe trippi, next we have a lot to talk about. lou: president obama tonight in san francisco on billionaire's row kicks off first wave of fundraisers for the democratic congressional campaign committee 2015 midterms, earlier the president was in denver, joining us chris stirewalt. and joe trippi. let's start with ifby may, the fact that u.s., is under imminent threat by the north korean dictator, ji kim jong-unf a nuclear attack, chris, i don't understand how we got to this place, i have heard just one elected official, peter king, say we should respond reemptively. >> you know the deal for north korea is they in the past, it has been a predictable pattern, they misbehave, and get bribed, and the kim family stays in power longer. it was a family business for dad and his grandfather, io surely they are waiting for the bribery too come, sooner or later you figure it w
further word to you as soon as we can. returning to president obama in denver, using backdrops, police officers for his ongoing campaign against guns, chris stirewalt. at who point does president hear the police officers who say, they are tired as being used add props for his campaign purposes? >> politicians of all parties and all stripes do these kinds of things, this is a little distasteful, but when you cross the line, and do it with law enforcement officers, especially as there are we heard today, officers who have real complaints about it it makes something generally icky to something distasteful. this is a danger that president has brushed up against before, but today it looks like he has a problem with that. lou: joe trippi does not look -- by this. >> i remember a president with an aircraft carrier with a mission accomplish sign. >> there was not a good move. >> chris is right, presidents, do this. president props, come on. but. i do think that fact is that 94% of police chiefs support background checks. something like 87% of the american people, and 74% of the nra members sup
is exploited for one political party's agenda over another. >> president obama using denver police officers as a backdrop for his gun control speech. copsas probs? a lot of police officers were not happy, including this sheriff justin smith. good evening, sir. >> good evening, greta. >> nice to see you. and, sheriff, presidents from both sides of the aisle have been doing it for decades, using people as propose. today, it's cops as props. what do you think about it? >> you know, i agree with the denver police officers that i spoke with, that it was completely inappropriate. these officers have a job to do. they should be on the sfreet protecting their community, not used as political props. the officers i talked to were disgusted that they had been coerced and cajoled into getting them on stage. >> you know, some of the police officers didn't show up today -- or didn't stand by the president. is that in part because of the very controversial new gun troll law in colorado? is that what is distressing some police officers or members of law enforcement? >> absolutely, greta. that's what really
. >> it was san francisco. coming up on the five, you're looking live at the denver police academy where president obama is about to make it another push for gun control. what's with with his obsession with guns. we'll try and figure that one out ahead. stay with us. ♪ my mantra? trust your instincts to make the call. to treat my low testosterone, my doctor and i went with axiron, the only underarm low t treatment. axiron can restore t levels to normal in about 2 weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these symptoms to your doctor. tell your doctor about all medical conditions and medications. serious side effects could include increased risk of prostate cancer; worsening prostate symptoms; decreased sperm count; ankle, feet or body swelling; enlarged or painful breasts; problems breathing while
live at the denver police academy where president obama is about to make yet another push for gun control. what's with his obsession with guns? we are going to try to figure that one out ahead. stay with us. ♪ ♪ >> welcome back to the five. does president obama seem just a little bit object setsed with -- obsessed with gun control lately, aka taking our right to bear arms away? in the last four months he and the vice-president have participated in almost 20 anti-gun events. the president himself has given five speeches and he's about to speak again in denver, but as we reported yesterday, it's pretty clear that no major gun legislation is coming any time soon, so what is he up to? is he using guns as a distraction from things like a jobless economy, a north korean nutbag and a self-inflicted p.r. disaster in sequester? greg said it was okay for me to say nutbag. kimberly, what about it? gunnings, guns, guns. it appears there's going to be no major legislative events any time soon. >> i don't get it. who are they using for the polling that they think this is a good idea? clinto
's get to the news live at 5:po a.m. at 30 rock in new york city. >>> president obama is looking for support outside of washington, d.c. yesterday, at a police academy, not far from the sight of last summer's shooting in colorado, the president focused on background checks saying his goal is not to take firearms away from their owners. >> the opponents of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what's being proposed or nothing to do with the facts but feeds into a suspicion about government. if there are folks out there right now who are gun owners hearing somebody is taking away your guns, get the facts. we are not proposing a gun registration system. we are proposing background checks for criminals. >> president obama used a similar argument in a plea to gun shop owners. >> if you are selling a gun, wouldn't you want to know who you are selling it to? wouldn't you want to know? wouldn't you want, in your conscience to know the person you are selling to isn't going to commit a crime? >> despite the president's push,
campbell reports. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. the laws 0 would prevent the sale of a firearm to anyone who has do the -- who does not pass a pack -- a background checks -- check. the sale will be prohibited. the bill was drafte
to the bay area. president obama - >> catherine: surrounded by police officers - was talking about gun control in colorado today. he was visiting the denver police academy. he says colorado's new gun laws should serve as an example to the rest of the nation. >> i think that the colorado has shown that there is a practical progression progress possible. we have seen a tougher background check that will not infringe on responsible gun owners but it will keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. >> catherine: tocolorado lawmakers recently voted to expand background checks for gun buyers and ban ammunition magazines that can carry more than 15 rounds. the connecticut senate has approved wide-ranging gun control legislation today. it's in response to last year's shooting massacre at assess the grade school in newtownleft 20 first-graders and 6the measures include a ban on the sale of large- capacity ammunition magazines. it also bans 100 weapons that had previously been legal. the bill now goes to the house - where it's also expected to pass. >> catherine the just mentioned that some
and has been reopened with added police presence. a massive manhunt underway. police looking for two members of a white supremacist prison gang associated with even ebel suspected of killing colorado's prison chief. they say these men could be armed and dangerous. >> president obama visiting colorado to focus on its recent gun control efforts. he is looking to gain support for his own push amid strong opposition. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. the good news is colorado has already chosen to do something about it. >> here's the thing. is he ignoring the real problems facing the country? a new gallup poll shows that the economy remains the top concern for americans. unhappiness with the government second, followed by unemployment and then the federal deficit and debt crisis. gun control, all the way at the bottom of the list. just 4% of those polled say that it is their top concern. >> rutgers university wasting little time firing basketball coach mike rice after the videos of him ab
satellite corp. 2012] >> live to the police academy. president obama will say there doesn't have to be a conflict between keeping citizens safe -- and he says there is no conflict in these realities." he has met with families of the victims of the aurora shootings and the colorado governor as well. eric holder with president obama. we will have the comments, live. dan phifer talked about gun legislation, optimistic congress can work something out but there will be consequences if republicans block legislation. >> the president is in colorado -- and you will join him on monday talking about guns in connecticut. the air is coming out of the tough parts we thought were no- brainers. >> i read the stories that suggest this. not stories, facts. >> i rarely run into a 90% issue. some people in washington may get cold feet but the president has met with families on this and he met with mothers who mobilized -- the mothers of gun violence victims who were motivated by newtown. i think they are -- there are carnival rules and -- cardinal rules, don't get on the wrong side of 90%. >> netwo
. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. the laws 0 would prevent the sale of a firearm to anyone who has do the -- who does not pass a pack -- a background checks -- check. the sale will be prohibit
ahead of president obama's speech on gun control in just a few hours. police there are sharing concerns about the president's plan to use a police department training facility and police officers as a back drop for his remarks, while promoting his gun control proposals. denver police officer dan ny wise is joining us now and he's one of the officers voicing concerns shared by many, danny tells us. officer, thank you very much for being here. so the president is going out there, he will use police officers as a back drop and as props, as critics would say. how did it first come to your attention that there are police officers in the ranks who were not happy about this? >> well, i'm on vacation, but checking social media like facebook, several officers were contacting me over the weekend and voicing concerns. over the year i've been kind of a formal and informal advocate for officers expressing issues and often recipients of alerts from the rank and file. >> megyn: what were they saying? >> there was a big concern how we were getting ourselves involved in a very partisan, political subjec
grows withiracle-gro. >> president obama is in denver today pushing for stricter gun laws. uniformed denver police officers provided a back drop for the president's speech in the police academy today but not all of the were happy about it. news reports said the department asked officers to volunteer to stand behind the president . now a detective asked the city's ethic's board to investigate. >> the use of our police academy can be portrayed nationally on our position of the gun control debate and officers were very concerned that we were being used and exploited by some. >> the police chief tells the denver post anticipation was completely volunitary. >> when headliners is one of the top religious lead ares some suggest it is out of line. the dala llama will speak in the university of the oregon next month. one of the conditions of his contract is that the event be noncommercial. not a money making event. the university agreed selling ticket prices for the cap much two tickets at $20. ticket liquid ator is selling them for $329 a piece. oregon stator said that goes everything that t
the breaking news. >>> also, president obama surrounded by police. their role, and his fight in colorado. >>> and cnn's ted turner gets mitt cal. a message for the president if the brand-fu interview. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> back it our top story this hour, the breaking news out of north korea. it says it's finalized, yes, finalized plans for a nuclear attack against the united states, warning that war could break out, in their words, any day. even before that announcement, the united states ordered ballistic missile defenses to guam as a precaution. the u.s. has thousands of troops on the island of guam. defense secretary chuck hagel is calling north korea a clear danger after weeks of escalating threats. let's discuss what's going on with president clinton's secretary of state, now the former secretary of state madeleine albright here in "the situation room." madam secretary, thanks for coming if. >> good to be with you. >> listen to the fu defense secretary. >> they have fu cheer capacity now. they have missile delivery capacity now. and so as they ha
avenue. police have not confirmed reports that this was an attempted robbery. >>> president obama is proposing cuts to social security as an attempt to compromise with republicans on the budget. reportedly when a president releases his budget on wednesday, it will included a revised way to calculate ways of living in social security. >>> a comment that president obama made about secretary of general kamala harris. president called harris brilliant, dedicated, and tough. and then he praised her physical appearance. president obama's exact words were quote she also happens to be by far the best looking attorney general in the country. kamala harris is here. some critics call the remarks inappropriate and sexist. soon after attending that event he headed back to washington, d.c.. while in the bay area he attended two fundraisers in at earthen, two in san francisco, and in his 20 hours here brought in more than $3 million for democratic candidates in next years midterm election. >>> six world powers plus iran are meeting for a two-day round of talks to discuss iran's nuclear program.
. tuesday and wednesday looking warmer. >>> 5:41 is the time. president obama serves up controversy. his comment about california attorney general kamala harris that some say is sexist. >> it was a bullet. i guess he grazed me. >> a teenage boy wounded by oakland police in a ktvu news exclusive we hear his accounts moments before the shooting. >>> this morning on westbound 24 it looks pretty good. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. >>> good morning. a lot of low clouds. it will be partly to mostly sunny for awhile. high clouds come in mild and muggy and warm. >>> here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are following right now. the san francisco police are looking for the person who stole a taxi. the overnight pursuit went to pacifica and ended on the campus of san francisco state. the suspect got out of the car and was able to escape from officers. we'll have a live report at the top of the hour. >>> off duty paramedic shot in oakland died yesterday afternoon at the hospital. on tuesday 34-year-old quinn
forward. >>> president obama was in colorado yesterday drumming up support for gun control legislation that's been stalled on capitol hill. speaking before a police academy in denver, the president praised colorado's newly passed gun laws, he also appealed to the state's gun owners by spelling out what this plan does and does not include. >> if there's any folks who are out there right now who are gun owners and you've been hearing somehow somebody is taking away your guns, get the facts. we're not proposing a gun registration system. we're proposing background checks for criminals. >> the president also met with local law enforcement officials and community leaders to discuss the state's new gun control laws. >> all right, before we get to our big national weather. check out the snow falling best of goodard, kansas. >> yuck. not more snow stuff. it's spring i hear. >> it made for slick roads. this happened yesterday morning. as bill knows so well if there's any chance that mother nature has gotten the memo that we are trying to move into spring. we see all these documents. >> i know,
: tomorrow president obama will visit a police academy in the denver area and will try to drum up support for improving the background check system. white house aides say the hope is keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and others who shouldn't have them. >> what need to be done is action that improves that system, that closes loopholes to an existing system. we are not talking about creating something that doesn't exist yet, we are talking about refining and improving it to insure that those who should not have weapons cannot obtain them. >> reporter: leading republicans say the problem is the u.s. does not properly enforce laws already on the books. >> here is what i want america to know if you fail a background check in this country what happens to you, absolutely nothing? one 10th of one percent of the people who nailed a background check get prosecuted. >> reporter: despite the push lawmakers are struggling to find the votes on capitol hill for universal background checks. jenna: the national debate continues. we'll focus a little bit on the state. mike, thank you. >> reporter:
, the president making a new push for gun control in a few hours, president obama will head to denver where state lawmakers passed tough new gun laws. the president will speak at the denver police academy, a few miles from the theater where the massacre in aurora happened last summer. >>> surprising moment from former north carolina governor mark sanford. he gave a victory speech with his fiancee by his side this is the same woman he was having an affair with. she almost never appeared in public with sanford. he's won south carolina's primary for a u.s. house seat. sanford will face elizabeth colbert-busch, the sister of stephen colbert. >>> award winning superintendent has left jail after posting bond. beverly hall accused of rewarding teacher who's allegedly changed student test scores in the atlanta public school district. she earned $225,000 in bonuses over three years for the unexplained test score game. the former atlanta superintendent denies wrongdoing. 35 other atlanta educators are indicted. 26 have turned themselves in. >>> the man in prison for the involuntary manslaughter in the case
in american schools. tomorrow, president obama will travel to colorado where he will speak at a denver police academy about the new gun control measures signed into law there by governor. joining me, florida congresswoman debby wasserman schultz. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. great to be with you. >> jonathan capehart was on earlier discussing where things stand. the "washington post" has an article basically painting this picture of a gun jam that as a result of the lobbying and pressure on some republicans and democrats, universal background checks, for example, not going anywhere. what is the next move for the president? >> i think predictions of the demise of universal background collection are greatly exaggerated and premature. >> tell us why. is there a republican senator that you can quote or someone in the house, a republican in the house who is saying that he or she will support universal background checks? name names. >> tamron, the folks that i can quote are the over 90% of americans who believe that universal background checks are absolutely essential in reducing gun vio
. police cited the driver for not having a license. martha: problems. president obama's health care law could be creating a whole new profession out there. these folks will be called, navigators, to help people with the health care law. so potentially tens of thousands of them could be paid up to $48 an hour in terms of the job description here. you get 20 to $48 an hour. that is more than six times the federal minimum wage of $7.25. the minimum hourly pay for these navigatetores would be $20. that comes out $100,000 a year if you're at the upper end of this job, if you're a navigate tore. i will tell what you that is in second. here is fox business network's charles payne. >> hey. martha: once it is described you will love what is in it, if you don't speak the language and need somebody to explain the law to you, then you are entitled to have a translator, a navigatetor who can orally interpret the law for you. those folks will get paid quite well. >> quite well. that is just one of the jobs. people come in, and you can speak english and help you figure it out. they will help you navig
. traffic along the highway was backed up for about 8 miles. police say that they tried to warn people, but they did not listen. up next, president obama's says immigration reform will it the senate floor soon. innovate member center mark arubia not so sure. the "a-team" takes all of that up and more. here next. stay with us. ♪ this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch ifor us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does yourank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. ♪ lou: president obama questioning his ability to play. the president shooting baskets after the easter egg roll with members of the washington wizards, children, the president taking 22 shots. he missed 20 of them including an air ball, to missed layups. i'm not going to be overly critical of the skills. the president not fearing to much better in his n.c.a.a. bracket well, they went away. as we 16. joining us now, the "a-team," former reagan political director ,
miles. police say that they tried to warn people, but they did not listen. up next, president obama's says immigration reform will it the senate floor soon. innovate member center mark arubia not so sure. the "a-team" takes all of that up and more. here next. here next. stay with this is $100,000. here next. stay with we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. ask if your art is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or
obama begins the second day of fundraising. during a denver police academy yesterday before heading west. he attends private events today in california in hopes of helping democrats win back the house of representatives and hold onto the senate in next year's midterm elections. watchdogs are blasting the president for taking part after promising campaign-finance reform during his first term. ed henry is live from the white house. does this suggest that the president can work with congress right now? >> it has been getting earlier for both cards as they try to fight it out. he had two events last night, two events today, the president. law-enforcement officials, talking about gun control, saying that he wanted to work with republicans to find common sense and common ground on some of these gun-control measures. that sounds like a contradiction, although the white house spokesmen insist that raising money for democrats will also work for republicans and that is not appropriate. >> to do the kinds of things that we need to do to reduce gun violence, enhancing our energy independence while i
as he answered the door at his home in colorado. ebel died a few days later after a shootout with police in texas after he led them on a high speed car chase. kelly. >> and thanks. this week, president obama keeping up the pressure on congress to take action on gun control legislation, surrounded by the mothers of shooting victims. the president warned against letting the memory of the sandy hook elementary school shooting fade away. >> less than 100 days ago that happened. and the entire country was shocked. the entire country pledged we could do something about it and this time would be different. shame on us. i haven't forgotten those kids. shame on us if we've forgotten. >> so what will congress be able to accomplish with gun control? mark hannah at the new school and a former aide to john kerry and barack obama, president barack obama, and denean burrelly, outreach for freedom works, new for joining us, look, this is an emotional topic, no matter how you slice it on both sides of the aisle, everybody remembers what happened to the children at sandy hook elementary school, as well as
in the c-span video library at c- span.org. president obama heads to colorado today. he will talk about that state newly passed gun control law. he will be at the denver police academy calling for universal background checks for gun buyers along with asking congress to at least vote on an assault weapons ban and limiting capacity -- limiting large capacity magazines. tonight, a look of protest groups in america gave we recently talked with code pink cofounder medea benjamin about how protest movements fit into the political discussion. we want to get your reaction to the discussion with your calls, tweets, and facebook comments. in the meantime, here is a brief look at a code think protest. >> i am pleased to be joined by my wife kathy and my brother tom. >> i speak for the mothers. >> we will stop again. >> pakistan, somalia, and who else? >> please remove that woman. >> the obama administration refused to even tell congress -- they won't even tell congress what countries we are killing children. >> if you could please expedite the removal. >> the children of pakistan and yemen. do you
. >> president obama barack obama continues his pressure campaign on a reluctant congress to pass federal gun control legislation. he's heading to colorado to meet with police and local lawmakers displaying a gun control package signed into law by governor john hick looper, yet his arguments are supposedly full of stale statistics. 40% of all gun purchases were made without a background check, but that number is almost 20 years old. >> why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult for a dangerous person to get his or her hand on a gun? why wouldn't we want to close the loophole that allows as many as 40% of all gun purchases to take place without a background check? why wouldn't we do that? >> that 40% bit was pulled from a study where 251 answered the question about where they got their guns. now we're hearing from groups like the washington gun association. members held a press conference yesterday offering a number of alternatives including allowing school personnel to carry firearms and more attention to those who are suffering from mental issues. >> the united states secret service, whe
at 12:30 p.m. eastern. president obama heads to colorado today. he will talk about the state's newly passed gun control laws. he will be at the denver police academy to for universal background checks as well as for congress to at least vote on assault weapons ban and limit some large capacity magazines. it begins at 5:00 p.m. eastern and we will have live coverage here on c-span. tonight, a look at protest troops in america. we recently talked with the code pink cofounder on how protest movements fit into the political discussion. we want to get your reaction to the conversation with your phone call, tweets, and facebook comments. a brief look at what you will see. >> i am very pleased to be joined by my wife kathy and my brother tom. >> i speak for the mothers -- pakistan and somalia. >> please remove that woman. >> the obama administration refused to tell congress what countries we are killing children in. --ator feinstein >> if you could please expedite the removal. >> nothing more important than the children of pakistan. do your jobs. world peace. it depends on it. we are making
place on friday. >>> president obama taking his fight for tougher gun laws on the road. he's going to speak at denver police academy, that's later today. and the white house says that the president believes that the country still supports new gun regulations after the shootings in newtown, connecticut. in colorado the president is going to meet with victims of the movie theater shooting in aurora and from the 1999 columbine massacre. next week he's going to take his campaign as well to hartford, connecticut. >>> well, the disgraced former governor of south carolina taking another step on his road to political redemption now. mark sanford won the republican primary runoff election for u.s. house seat yesterday. results showing him beating his opponent 57% to 43%. and now he faces comedian steven c colbert's sister in a minielection. many people thought sanford's political career was over when he admitted to an affair while he was governor. want to bring in our own candy crowley. candy, wow, what a political comeback story, yes? was this expected? >> well, yes. as a matter of fact he
, it is an issue like saving american lives. when you think about how president obama has been asking the public to push legislators call them and e-mail and advocate. leb in denver tomorrow trying to make the point to the local police academy. is there anything the public can do beyond demonstrations to help move this along and get through to our o legislators this is what the american people want? >> it is fundamental grassroots engagement. not only do you have to write them and call them but meet with them in person, show up, tweet at them. this is not a one things you do one day and we've taken care of it now. this is a sustained activity and sustained engagement to take this to the finish line. we've gotten things out of the senate judiciary committee. that is a tribute. we're now at the next hurdle. we'll see how it plays out. if people keep engaging and jumping on this bandwagon that's moving, we're going to make some success. >> john: as a survivor of real and terrible gun violence, how frustrated do you get when you see congress dragging their feet on this or does it inspire you to work
by national captioning institute] >> president obama continues his push for stricter gun control laws with a visit to colorado wednesday. he is speaking at the denver police academy about that state's newly approved gun control measures. see his remarks starting at 5:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. on the next "washington journal," alan talks aboutomez comprehensive legislation. then, a former immigration and naturalization commissioner, doris meissner, who now is the head of the policy institute. and later, a spotlight on magazines features lisa margonelli, from pacific standard. >> wall street executive greg smith resigned on resigned last year. times" op-"new york ed. stanfordspeaks at university, his alma mater. this is just over one hour. >> this event is co-sponsored for the center of ethics and society, which has a year-long seminars on the ethics and wealth so there are other parts of the seminar series that you might find interesting. so this is something that may be of interest to you going fward throughout the year. before we get started i want to say a few things. first of
in this block, if you can. >>> just days before the senate begins debate on gun reform president obama is looking for support outside of washington, d.c. yesterday, at a police academy not far from the theater shooting in colorado last year saying his goal is not to take firearms away from its owners. >> the components of some of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what is being proposed, nothing to do with the facts. but feeds into this suspension about government. if there are any folks who are out there right now who are gun owners, and you've been hearing somebody is taking away your guns -- get the facts. we are not proposing a gun registration system. we are proposing background checks for criminals. >> i thought one of the most fascinating parts when he talked about michelle once saying, if i lived in a rural area and i lived on a farm, i would want a gun in my house and talking about this is not keeping guns away from people. that michelle was talking to the president. the president, of course, by extension unde
. happy to do it. >> president obama visited colorado on wednesday. he is speaking at the denver police a cavity -- academy about the gun control measures. the stars live at 5:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. the ranking member of the oversight and government reform committee. he co-authored with a group of bipartisan lawmakers after losing his 20-year-old nephew to gun violence in 2011. this is just under an hour. > ok, so we will begin. we are timely turn now. -- here now. welcome to the national press club. happy easter and passover season to everyone who celebrates those. and happy spring. will the world's leading organization for journalists and, as we say, the place where news happens. my name is bob wiener. today we are honored to have congressman elijah cummings of baltimore, presenting it a reality check on congressional gun legislation. rankingesentative is a member of the house oversight democratic reform committee. the congressman is the former chairman of the congressional black caucus. now with more than 100 co- sponsors on gun tracking legislation. he takes the gun safety
who are still work th-g case should call the virginia state police. back to you. jenna: rick, thanks. gregg: the key feature of president obama's healthcare law promising help for small business owners? well it's not going to be ready on time, maybe never, who knows. but the delay means that many workers won't have any choices when it comes to getting insurance. plus, a notorious fugitive on the run no more. how the law enforcement community finally caught up with utah's back country ghost. the new guy is loaded with protein! i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. [ major nutrition ] ensure! nutrition in charge! as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. jenna: welcome back, everyone. after a
perspective. we welcome your calls, facebook comments, and tweets. >> president obama renewed his call for stricter gun control laws during a speech yesterday at the denver police academy in colorado. red state approved background checks of all gun buyers and has limited the size of magazines. president obama says congress should do the same. remarks are just under a half hour. approvedtate just background checks on all gun buyers. >> thank you. thank you so much. thank you, everybody. everybody have a seat. thank you. it is wonderful to be back in colorado and in denver. i want to thank chief white for that introduction. you have some outstanding officials here today. i want to acknowledge them. a wonderful governor, john hickenlooper. [applause] he's here somewhere. next to him, joe garcia, an outstanding lt. governor. [applause] one of the finest young senators, michael bennett is here. house,ic members of the ed pearl mutter. and -- and your own mayer, michael hancock is here. [applause] >> i -- i want to say thank you to the denver police for having me here, and for the outstandin
on the list of things that barack obama will try and address. it's not just an issue of the public likes it, but certain segments of the public are strongly against it. a lot of police departments, not necessarily in favor of massive legalization. a lot of federal funds they won't get for drug interdiction. i don't think this will change any of obama's policies any time soon. >> let's look at the states where any marijuana use is illegal. 26 states in red, have not legalized medical marijuana, nor have they criminalized marijuana, even in more blue states like illinois, so, anna, can we expect this to ever change or perhaps change soon? >> i don't think it's going to change soon. i can see that one of the states on that map is my state of florida, i can tell you that chances of legalized marijuana getting through the current legislature, and the legislature coming in the next few years is zero to none. we have to watch what happens in colorado and washington. if they are able to regulate it, able to make money off of it particularly, if states see that other states are making money off regu
inside the car. police are on the hunt for suspects. >>> meanwhile, today president obama is announcing a $100 million effort to study the human brain. he is hoping the new government initiative will kick off a wave of research to now better understand diseases such as alzheimer's and to develop new drugs. >>> and children under 17 will now be banned from using tanning beds in new jersey. lawmakers made the move after a local woman who became known as "the tanning mom" was accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth with her. >>> and finally, the motorcycling easter bunny pulled over in southern california for not wearing a helmet. we did show you this yesterday. says it was all a big misunderstanding as opposed to what? e.b., as he calls himself, seen in silhouette and seen here in full regalia insists he was wearing a helmet. it just wasn't attached properly. police gave him a stern warning rather than a ticket this time. e.b. says they're free to use his image to raise awareness, again, i'm not sure of what exactly. so we can all be more generally aware. >> in silh
chasing someone have now come forward saying it was all part of a birthday party prank. police say there will be no charges against the pranksters. >>> and cnn has learned a key ambassadorship may be going to a kennedy. a democratic source says caroline kennedy has been asked to serve as united states ambassador to japan. the source says she is being vetted. back in 2008, her early endorsement of barack obama was a major boon to his first campaign for president. she delivered itwith her uncle ted. >>> check out this new picture of kevin ware, walking. just a day after he broke his leg at a very horrible injury. and it happened on live television. if you didn't see him get hurt, you're actually really lucky. it was one in which to cringe. it is very tough to watch. the reserve guard came down hard on his leg, snapping his shin bone. the bone broke through the skin and actually stuck out for all to see. it was so awful, of course, he screamed in pain, you're not going to see it in graphic detail, you can see the blurred image there. but just watching it, louisville coaches and player
in front of other jurors. >>> president obama in colorado today making his case once again for congress to take action on gun control. he'll meet with law enforcement and community leaders at the denver police academy, not far from the site of the aurora movie theater massacre. colorado just expanded background checks for gun purchases, and placed restrictions on gun magazines. >>> pope francis paying his respects to the late pope john paul ii. the pontiff made a private visit last night to john paul's tomb to mark the eighth anniversary of his death. the pope spent time kneeling in silent prayer at the tomb. pope francis also prayed at the tombs of pope john xxiii and st. pius x. >>> the next iphone could be on its way. "the wall street journal" says apple will start producing a refreshed iphone sometime this quarter. that could mean a summer release. also a smaller, less expensive iphone could be launched this year. there's demand for cheaper phones. last quarter apple's older iphone models sold very, very well. >>> all right a wild ride in a stolen taxi. a suspect fleeing from police
away much pizza. >> that's right. >> bill: president obama back in the white house after a quick little trip out to the west coast. went to denver first, remember meeting at the denver police academy, talking about gun safety and giving a speak there in denver. congratulating the colorado legislature on passing such tough gun safety measures and then on to the bay area for the last two days he was in san francisco for two fundraisers. and then down to just south of san francisco to atherton california a very wealthy enclave there i know well for two fund raisers. on monday we'll be going up to connecticut to talk about the connecticut gun-safety law signed into law by the governor yesterday, the toughest of any state in the nation so far. keeping his eye on what the president is up to glen thrush covers the white house for political. hello, glenn, good morning. >> hey, bill how are you doing? >> bill: i'm good. maybe the most con troe-- con trover shall thing the president has said camella harris was the best looking attorney general in the whole country.
that hutchinson was speaking for himself, not for the nra. president obama, meanwhile, jumps back into the gun debate tomorrow. he's heading to colorado for a speech at the denver police academy. he'll be in connecticut next week. >>> today the president ha his attention on a much different subject. what goes on inside our minds. he wants congress to spend millions of dollars on brain research. lisa sylvester is here to explain what this money hopefully would buy. what does the president want? >> wolf, much the way researchers were able to map the human genome, scientists are hoping to develop actually a map of the brain. and to one day be able to turn on or off certain cells and cure diseases. the white house is backing it up with a proposed $100 million. >> go ahead. >> in this demonstration, with actor alan alda, 8-month-old kendall shows she has mastered the art of imitation. >> good. >> again and again she takes turns copying what the grown-ups do. scientists at the institute for learning and brain sciences at the university of washington have been studying the toddler and baby brain and
early. ebel was killed in a shootout with police in texas. the gun found was matched to the crime scene in colorado. brian? >> brian: it's far from president obama's best shot. he only made two of the last 22 shots during his easter egg roll at the white house. to pour salt in the wound a group of kids bet him he wouldn't make one of the foulrn. the kids were cheering that he missed. but the president did get a consolation hug. he even looks good when he misses. had a rough day, but took the shot. we saw him hit over in kuwait, that shot around half court, so he can live off that for a while. >> steve: the stats regarding the easter egg hunt, not great. but he keeps on trying. >> gretchen: oh! i couldn't play in a lot of games of horse recently. it's always better to play pig than horse. you get to get out a little quicker, before you get -- or you get to win. >> steve: we've got an extreme weather alert for you on this tuesday. wild weather caught on camera in texas yesterday. >> 287. a couple of freak funnels. >> steve: tornado chasers were right in the midst of the super cells in nor
unveiling an nra report that suggests we should fight guns with more guns. it calls for more armed police officers, security guards, and staffers at every u.s. school. the nra also wants to loosen restrictions so teachers can carry weapons. but president obama is on the road pushing a very, very different approach. jim acosta has the latest. >> reporter: john and christine, later today in colorado, president obama will meet with victims and families of victims from the shootings at columbine and aurora. votes in congress on new gun control measures expected later this month, it's now coming down to a battle between president obama and the nra. in a hard push for new gun control laws, president obama is heading to two states still reeling from mass shootings. up first, denver, colorado, near the scene of the movie theater massacre at aurora, and where the president, one white house official says, wants to put the issue back on the front burner. on monday he goes to hartford, connecticut, about an hour from newtown. >> he believes that that passion, that urgency still exists around the coun
block of international boulevard. police think he never thought of a window from a nearby building. the man that the hospital. >> and about a half hour from now president obama will leave washington d.c. and head west. to the bay area after stopping in, brought to pushes gun control proposals. he will head to san francisco where he will stay until tomorrow afternoon. he is attending for fund raising events while here in town. >> only 53 people, including nine attackers, have been killed in a daylong gun battle in western afghanistan. officials say the fighting broke out after suicide bombers disguised as afgan soldiers stormed the court house in farah province in a failed bid to free more than a dozen taliban . the governor says the dead include 34 civilians intense security force members. >> if you're waiting until the last minute to file your taxes there is and app that can help you make the experience as a affordable. rich demuro has the details. >> there is and app that can help you file by taking a picture of your w-2. >> it is that time of year again. ♪ have you filed your
conference for you at the bottom of the hour as it happens on time. >>> president barack obama trying to rally support for his push to tighten the nation's gun laws by hitting the road. the president is set to speak at the denver police academy in about two hours. that's not far from the aurora movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people last summer. colorado lawmakers recently passed tough new gun laws including universal background checks and a limit on gun magazine size. president obama wants more laws nationwide. >>> to jake tapper, our chief washington correspondent and anchor for "the lead", he joins us now. so, jake, take us forward. what do you expect to hear from the president today? >> i think what you'll hear, don, is president obama call for congress in washington, d.c. to do what legislators in colorado have done, which is colorado, the president will say is a frontier state, a state that has a history and respect for gun ownership, but they did take some measures to add restrictions on gun ownership including universal background checks, expanding them and a ban on hig
a news update from cspan radio. >> president obama has the colorado today. he is traveling to the denver suburb, stepping up his call for universal background checks for gun buyers. he will talk about gun control at the denver police academy live at 5:00 p.m. on cspan radio and television. the connecticut state lawmakers are expected to pass gun control measures today described by some as the most comprehensive in the country. it will include an expansion on the state's assault weapons ban and background checks for all firearms sales. democratic governor daniel malloy has said he will sign the legislation in annapolis, the maryland house of delegates is scheduled to vote on the gun- control measure today. for includes a requirement future handgun buyers to submit fingerprints to the state police to get a license. it limits magazines to 10 bullets. and assault weapons ban is also in the maryland bill. the legislation was proposed by democratic governor martin o'malley after the december shootings in newtown, conn.. for the institute for supply management will release its service sector in
, and that's live on c-span, gets underway at 12:30 p.m. eastern. >> president barack obama continues his push for stricter gun control today. is visiting colorado, where he will highlight that state's newly passed gun control measures. we will have live coverage of his remarks at the denver police academy. we will have that on c-span, and that is scheduled for 5 p.m. eastern this afternoon. >> gun control legislation was also a topic that came up yesterday during remarks by massachusetts congressman jim mcgovern. he was talking about his top reorders for the new congress at an event hosted by the woman's national democratic club. representative mcgovern, who co-chairs the house hunger caucus, also spoke about his efforts to reduce hunger and poverty. this is just under one hour. >> thank you. thank you very much for inviting me here. this is a very special place for a whole bunch of reasons, because it was at the woman's national democratic club that had my wife, lisa and i had our wedding reception back in 1989. and i haven't been back since. but we got off to a rocky start but we got m
facing the defense department. and later, president obama continues his push for measures to reduce gun violence with a visit to colorado where he's highlighting the state's newly-passed gun laws. we'll have live coverage of his remarks at the denver police academy over on c-span, and that's scheduled to start at 5 eastern this afternoon. >> we have to take back media. independent media is what will save us. the media are the most powerful institutions on earth, more powerful than any bomb, more powerful than any missile. it's an idea that explodes onto the scene. but it doesn't happen when it is contained by that box, that tv screen that we all gaze at for so many hours a week. we need to be able to hear people speaking for themselves outside the box. we can't afford the status quo anymore. from global warring to global warming. >> author, host and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets "in depth" three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> at 7 eastern tonight on c-span, our "q&a" conversation with
Search Results 0 to 48 of about 49 (some duplicates have been removed)